Antique Fob Pendant | Sparkling Aventurine Glass Cabochon, Sterling Silver Shield | Edwardian Pocket Watch Fob Medal - 29 Inch Long Chain


An Edwardian era sterling silver shield pendant with an inset cabochon of sparkling aventurine glass or golstone, originally made as an ornament for a pocket watch chain.

This unusual piece is nicely weighted and fabulous worn as a unique pendant.

The back is hand chased with an intricate design of interlaced fern fronds and the pendant can be worn either way around.

+ All the detail

Unmarked sterling silver (not unusual for the Victorian era), touchstone tested as 925 silver and guaranteed as such.

Size: .82 x 1 inches (21mm x 25mm) and 6mm in thickness. The total drop from the chain including the suspension ring is 30mm.
The aventurine cabochon is .5 inch or 12mm diameter

Age: c. 1900

Weight: 6.9 grams (medal only)

Condition: Very good. Nice natural patina to the sterling silver, no chips or scratches to the aventurine.

The Chain: Included with purchase is a new stainless steel chain, 29 inches or 74cm long. Stainless steel is hypoallergenic and a great match for old silver. Photograph 4 shows the pendant and chain on a life size torso.

Janne's Notes:
A gorgeous piece - nicely weighted and very attractive with the sparkly cabochon contrasting well with the silver.

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